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Overview Weekly publications dedicated to military history & the United States Armed forces
Scope and Contents Records of Rhode Island forces organized & engaged in the service of the Union against Confederate forces, 1861 – 1865. Includes national, executive, & military correspondence & orders, commissions, appointments & resignations, enlistment, muster & descriptive rolls, bounty & pay receipts, morning and post guard reports, monthly returns, recruits forwarded, ordnance & equipment issued, special requisitions, clothing books, field reports of casualties &...
Scope and Contents Councils of War consisting of the Governor, members of the legislature & militia established to coordinante the manning, equipping & application of Rhode Island forces engaged during times of conflict or war. French & Indian War February 8, 1755, Committee of War appointed with “full power and authority during the recess of the General Assembly, to give out orders to such officers as may be appointed by the Assembly, for that purpose,...
Scope and Contents Offices of Directory & Purveyer General of the Military Hospital, Surgeon & Physician General, Adjutant General, Quartermaster General, & Commissary General established, October 30, 1779, pursuant to “Act for Better Forming, Regulating & Conducting the Military Force of this State” (C#00210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly, 1779 – 1780, Vol. 7 # 19; abstract, “Schedules”, October Session, p. 33)
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Overview Articles or services furnished by the Quartermaster General’s Department to Rhode Island military forces, governmental agencies, organizations or individuals engaged in federal service during the Civil War.
Scope and Contents Records of Rhode Island units organized & engaged in United States Service during hostilities with Spain, April 21 – August 12, 1898. Includes orders issued, correspondence & reports, volunteer enlistment / recruit examination records, muster & pay rolls, morning reports & compiled & consolidated service cards pertaining to the First Rhode Island US Volunteer Infantry stationed at Camp Russell A. Alger, VA, May – July, 1898; Camp George Gordon Meade, PA, August – September,...
Scope and Contents Volunteer enrollments with State militia, attached chartered independent companies, National Guard, State Guard & Provision Companies of the State Guard Reserves. Includes age, residence, nativity, occupation, height, eye & hair color, complexion & signature or mark of applicant. May contain record of medical examination conducted, parent or guardian authorization or reference to prior enlistment or military service, etc. Rhode Island militia reorganized pursuant to act...
- Names: Rhode Island. Adjutant General's Office (1780-) X